Beach Travel

scenic drives in orange county

Road Trips

Bekah Wright

Grab the Girls and Eat Your Way Through the O.C. on This Foodie Road Trip

As girls’ getaways go, destinations don’t get much more idyllic than those along California’s coastline. Serving as a backdrop are high cliffs overlooking the Pacific and sandy stretches of beach …

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Beach Travel

Chelsea Stuart

9 Thai Beaches That’ll Rock Your World (if You Never Leave, We Won’t Judge)

One thing about Thailand that’s simply indisputable? The Southeast Asian country is lined with some of the world’s most gorgeous beaches. From the palm-fringed stretches in lush and exotic Koh …

southeast asia beaches

Beach Travel

Sylvia Kim

Battle of Beach Paradise: Phuket vs. Bali

Over the past decade, Southeast Asia has risen in esteem as a paradise for travelers. Wanderlust-struck individuals journey to places like Phuket, Thailand and the island of Bali, Indonesia to …

mallorca barcelona

Tips + Trends

Jessica Benavides Canepa

Soak Up Sun and Culture on a Spanish Summer Getaway to Barcelona and Mallorca

Barcelona is arguably the most cosmopolitan city in Spain. With its treasured modernist landmarks and a contrasting landscape that includes seaside, mountaintop and medieval corners, there’s never a shortage of …

zurich summer

Beach Travel

Stefan Hottinger-Behmer

Rock Your Badi: Here’s Where to Make a Splash in Zurich

From early spring to late fall, the typically buttoned-up city of Zurich presents itself from its more relaxed side. Featuring more than 40 river and lakeside lidos, the town’s bathing …

east coast beaches

Beach Travel

April Ellis

It’s Summa Summa Summa Time. These Are the 7 Best East Coast Getaways.

Come summer, everyone heads to the coast—not that we blame them. Give us a pristine beach, a buttery lobster roll and a fruity cocktail, and we’re set for the season. …

tel aviv beaches

Beach Travel

Sara Toth Stub

Where to Find Blue Flag Beaches and Blue-Ribbon Views in Tel Aviv

All year round, but especially in the sweltering heat of summer, Tel Aviv’s white, sandy, Mediterranean beaches are where the locals go to relax, play and party. A promenade lined …

west coast beaches

Beach Travel

Jennifer Fernandez

Tired of Settling for the Same Old Sandy Shores? Take a Dip at the Best West Coast Beaches

There are few more diverting pleasures than whiling away an afternoon on a perfect stretch of sand. Whether it’s a powder-white beach with aquamarine waters ideal for swimming or a …

beaches in europe

Beach Travel

Sara D'Souza

Shhh! You’ll Want to Keep These 11 Secluded European Beaches a Secret

Don’t fancy sharing your patch of sand with thousands of other sun seekers? We head off the beaten track to uncover Europe’s best hidden beaches, secluded shorelines and secret coves. …

things to do in Galveston

Beach Travel

Sophia Dembling

Taking Galveston by Storm: How to Tackle Houston’s Quirky Beach Getaway

Just about an hour from Houston, laid-back Galveston Island is a favorite getaway for Texans. Families take beach vacations here, cruise passengers shop, history buffs tour the historic Victorian mansions, …